New Energy-Efficient Complex to Open on the Missouri Riverfront

A new, green multi-family apartment complex, situated on the riverfront near the Missouri River, is set to break ground this October.

Salt Lake City Leaders Honor Green Building Owners

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
Salt Lake City lawmakers and city leaders honored in mid-July the winners of the Project Skyline Mayor’s Challenge 2015 Awards. Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, Kathleen Hogan, deputy Assistant secretary for energy efficiency for the U.S. Department of Energy and Matthew Dalbey, director of the Office of Sustainable Communities for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, joined together to honor the winners.

Toyota Unveils Eco-Friendly Headquarters

Toyota Motor North America has unveiled architectural renderings of its future North American headquarters, providing new details of the site layout and exterior design of its environmentally sensitive corporate campus.

Little Rock Police Station Earns LEED Silver

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
Little Rock’s 12th Street Station, a 46,000-square-foot police station, recently achieved LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Yellowstone Project Uses Batteries for Solar Power

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
At the Lamar Buffalo Ranch field campus in Wyoming’s Yellowstone National Park, a distributed energy system that combines solar power generation with re-used car battery packs is now online.

Energy Execs Focus on New Growth Strategies

Fluctuating commodity pricing and a volatile environment have pushed energy executives to focus on new growth strategies and to implement significant changes to their business models, according to the results of the 2015 Energy Industry Outlook Survey conducted by KPMG, an international audit, tax and advisory firm.

Third TCU Residence Hall Earns LEED Gold

Opened in August 2014, Marlene Moss Hays Hall is the third and latest residence hall in Texas Christian University ‘s (TCU) new Worth Hills Village development to receive LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Sprawling Urban Park Revitalizes Dallas

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
When the Woodall Rodgers Freeway was built in the ’60s, it dissected the heart of Dallas, dividing uptown from downtown. However, the recessed freeway also created an opportunity to revitalize the point connecting uptown and downtown.

Georgia Southern University Achieves LEED Gold

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
Georgia Southern University’s new 151,000-square-foot Biological Sciences Building was recently awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).

Missouri Western State Partners with Schneider Electric

Missouri Western State University is partnering with Andover, Mass.-based Schneider Electric to help the institution save nearly $400,000 in energy costs over 15 years.